A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 04:11:11 / February 27, 2020 @ 4:11 am. The temblor was detected at 03:11:11 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -14.7808° West, latitude -12.2781° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008535. Unique identifier: us60008535.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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